Single in the Suburbs

5 Ways To Stay Cool This Weekend In MLT

5 Ways To Stay Cool This Weekend In MLT

It’s hot. You’re hot. Judging by the amount of skin around town these days, we’re all hot. All “hot in here” and “so hot right now” quips aside, when it’s this hot, it’s hard to keep cool (let alone keep your cool.) Lucky for us, there are several options to enjoy air conditioning and outdoor fun this weekend in Mountlake Terrace: 1. Jump in th... »

A Few Nighttime Safety Reminders

A Few Nighttime Safety Reminders

I’m not going to lie – the recent robbery at gunpoint and wave of graffiti in my neighborhood has me a little worried. As a single 20something woman I already am conscious of my surroundings nearly wherever I go, but it’s something else when I have to be careful when I step outside my front door. However, you can never be too careful, and I thought I’d take this week to pas... »

How to Eat (By Yourself) In MLT

How to Eat (By Yourself) In MLT

If you’re like me, (….that means “single,”) it’s not always fun to think about food. By the time I come home from work, I don’t exactly want to prepare a gourmet meal for my lonesome, yet hitting up the drivethru for the 3rd night in a row is not going to help me find a boyfriend anytime soon. Luckily, there are several options, whether the mood strikes you as l... »

Best Places for Beer in MLT

Best Places for Beer in MLT

Thirsty? Had a long week (ok…a long day?) Celebrating the soccer team’s big win? Have no excuse and just need to get your drink on? Lucky for you, (and I really mean us,) Mountlake Terrace has several great places to find a tasty, satisfying beverage regardless of the occasion. Though not an exhaustive list, here are a few local spots to sip a cold one and enjoy your night. Sorelli Piz... »

Liquor and Wine Store Opening June 10th

Liquor and Wine Store Opening June 10th

The sign is up and construction is nearly finished. The new contract state liquor store in Mountlake Terrace, located at 4402 224th Street SW (at the previous “Video Mirage” location, next to Sorrelli’s Pizza,) is scheduled to open on June 10th. »

8 Things this Summer Under $8

Welcome to the newest weekly column on MLTnews.com, “Single in the Suburb”. I’m Kelly, a 20something rental-dwelling resident of Mountlake Terrace. I’ve lived here for two years – a transplant of another 425 neighbor. I’m still exploring the area and when I’m not working my 9-5 in the big city, I enjoy keeping it local with a sunny day in the park and a go... »